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Acastos, deux dialogues platoniciens
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Après une soirée au théâtre dans un cas, une fête religieuse dans l'autre, Socrate et Platon, se retrouvent chez un ami. Et engagent un dialogue très mouvementé sur deux sujets capitaux pour notre soc…
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The only English translation authorized by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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An enchanting story that has inspired generations of writers, including Boccaccio, Shakespeare, Cervantes and Keats 

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A magnificent blend of fact and fiction, a brilliantly realized paean to Dante's continued grip on our imagination, and a captivating thriller that will surprise readers from beginning to end.

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A Passage to Shambhala (The Explorers Guild, #1)
The golden age of adventure stories returns with this splendidly designed, action-packed, globe-trotting tale that combines the bravura storytelling of Kipling with the irresistible style of The Adven…
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Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Søren Kierkegaard
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My Side of the Mountain Trilogy (Mountain #1-3)
In 1959, Jean Craighead George published  My Side of the Mountain . This coming-of-age story about a boy and his falcon went on to win a Newbery Honor, and for the past forty years has enthralled and …
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Natural Goodness
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Philippa Foot has for many years been one of the most distinctive and influential thinkers in moral philosophy. Long dissatisfied with the moral theories of her contemporaries, she has gradually evolv…
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Island of the World  is the story of a child born in 1933 into the turbulent world of the Balkans and tracing his life into the third millennium. The central character is Josip Lasta, the son of an im…
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Often likened to Kafka's The Castle, The Tartar Steppe is both a scathing critique of military life and a meditation on the human thirst for glory. It tells of young Giovanni Drogo, who is posted to a…
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If there is such a thing as essential reading in metaphysics or in philosophy of language, this is it.

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The Divine Comedy
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This Everyman’s Library edition–containing in one volume all three cantos, Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso–includes an introduction by Nobel Prize—winning poet Eugenio Montale, a chronology, notes, …
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
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Written by an anonymous 14th-century poet, this epic poem is recognized as an equal of Chaucer's masterworks and of the great Old English poems, including "Beowulf." This edition includes a Preface by…
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Beyond Good and Evil
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Friedrich Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil is translated from the German by R.J. Hollingdale with an introduction by Michael Tanner in Penguin Classics.

Beyond Good and Evil confirmed Nietzsche's posit…
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The Bright Book of Life: Novels to Read and Reread
In his first book devoted exclusively to narrative fiction, America's most original and controversial literary critic and legendary Yale professor writes trenchantly about fifty-two masterworks spanni…
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Le Morte d'Arthur: King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table
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Sicily: Three Thousand Years of Human History
The rich, recorded history of Sicily reaches back for more than three thousand years. Greeks, Romans, Vandals, Goths, Byzantines, Muslims, Normans, Hohenstaufens, Spaniards, Bourbons, the Savoy Kingdo…
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As you read these words, copies of you are being created.

Sean Carroll, theoretical physicist and one of this world’s most celebrated writers on science, rewrites the history of 20th century physics. …
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Just as Norman Maclean writes at the end of "A River Runs through It" that he is "haunted by waters," so have readers been haunted by his novella. A retired English professor who began writing fiction…
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A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World War II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats. First published to …
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The Robinsons leave their home in Switzerland planning to settle half a world away. But things do not turn out as they had expected. The sole survivors of a terrible shipwreck, they wash ashore to lea…
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Out of Africa
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Out of Africa is Isak Dinesen's memoir of her years in Africa, from 1914 to 1931, on a four-thousand-acre coffee plantation in the hills near Nairobi. She had come to Kenya from Denmark with her husba…
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Sodom and Gomorrah
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Sodom and Gomorrah – now in a superb translation by John Sturrock – takes up the theme of homosexual love, male and female, and dwells on how destructive sexual jealousy can be for those who suffer it…
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